Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$8,760

2.82% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,002

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.72%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

62.8%

1,098 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

14,221

32.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

23.8%

134 Graduates

About

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is a higher education institution located in Volusia County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (991 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (401 degrees), and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (91 degrees).

In 2016, 3,168 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. 15.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 84.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,806 degrees), 3.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (521 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $8,760, which is $-5,211 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $8,760, which is $-5,211 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,002.

In 2016, 57% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,760

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was $8,760. The cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $-5,211 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$19,002

2016 Value

3.67%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,002. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide grew by 3.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,644

Room and Board

$1,080

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was of $8,644 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

57% of undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 28.7% with respect to 2015, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.72%

2015 Default Rate

178

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 5.72%, which represents 178 out of the 3114 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received 1,098 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 16.6% annual growth. Out of those 1,098 applicants, 689 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 62.8% acceptance rate.

There were 14,221 students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an overall enrollment yield of 68.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

62.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

689

Accepted Out of 1,098

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 62.8% (689 admissions from 1,098 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 65.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 16.6%, while admissions grew by 11.3%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has a total enrollment of 14,221 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,671 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,550. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.8% White, 9.35% Black or African American, 6.43% Two or More Races, 5.82% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Asian, 0.64% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.429% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (49.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (7.43%) and White Female (6.58%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (45.2%), followed by White Female (13.3%) and Black or African American Male (9.25%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,221 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,671 and the part-time enrollment is 9,550. This means that 32.8% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,083

  2. Black or African American

    1,329

  3. Two or More Races

    915

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 56.8% White, 9.35% Black or African American, 6.43% Two or More Races, 5.82% Hispanic or Latino, 3.33% Asian, 0.64% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.429% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,051 students (14.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 2202 fewer women than men received degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. The majority of degree recipients at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are white (1,806 degrees awarded). There were 3.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (521 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (991 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (401 degrees) and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (91 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (1,935 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (204 degrees), and Business (942 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Accountants & auditors (1,084,215 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,023,320 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (455,367 people), Financial managers (438,420 people), and Chief executives & legislators (398,255 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,935 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (204 degrees), Business (942 degrees), Engineering Technologies (41 degrees), and Engineering (38 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Marketing & sales managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,935 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (204 degrees), Business (942 degrees), Engineering Technologies (41 degrees), and Engineering (38 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Computer Systems Design (769,237 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (548,628 people), Construction (529,848 people), Banking & related activities (517,685 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (500,237 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,935 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (204 degrees), Business (942 degrees), Engineering Technologies (41 degrees), and Engineering (38 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 991 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,685

  2. 483

In 2016, 2,685 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, which is 5.56 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (483).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 1573 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 7.38 times more than the 213 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 213 degrees were awarded to women at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 0.135 times less than the 1573 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

24%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 18% of students graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 74.6% of graduates (100 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,806 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    521 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    277 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white (1,806 degrees awarded). There were 3.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (521 degrees).

16.4% of degree recipients (521 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,542 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    264 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    227 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white male (1,542 degrees awarded). There were 5.84 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (264 degrees).

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Operations

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at nearly $2.69M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $898k (33.4%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $50.8M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide employs 62 Assistant professors, 17 Associate professors, and 7 Instructors. Most academics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Male Assistant professors (36), Female Assistant professors(26), and Male Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are: Business and Financial Operations, with 169 employees, Management, with 124 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 93 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.69M

2015 Endowment

6.36%

growth from 2014

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at about $2.69M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide grew 6.36% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.89M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $50k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received $50k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$50.8M

Salary Expenditure

$N/A

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $50.8M on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$50.8M

2015 Salaries

0.0904%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a median of $50.8M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.0904% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from N/A and a 0% growth from N/A.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.94M

Instructional Salaries

90

Number of Employees

In 2015, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a total of $5.94M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

62 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

169 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Assistant professor with 62 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Business and Financial Operations with 169 employees; Management with 124 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 93 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was Male Assistant professor with 36 employees, Female Assistant professor with 26 employees, and Male Associate professor with 14 employees.

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